About Me

NIKI (proper noun):

Nickname derived from the constant mispronunciation of the Slavic name Danica (DAH-NEE-TZA). It stuck.

BGD (abr.):

Abbreviation for “be good”, as in Johnny B. Goode. Also, one of Niki’s favorite guitar riffs of all time. Often mistaken for the abbreviation for Belgrade, where Niki has lived for 20 years.

Founder of Krazy Fish Media.

Co-founder / CPO / COO of Virtuosica.

Former CEE Regional Editor at Global Voices Online.

Publishes opinions occasionally as @nikibgd on My Life in the Balkans and elsewhere.

Communications, media, and marketing consultant.

Not a terrible public speaker.

Mentor to ambitious women and youth.

#worstmomever to @elabellar, @beovvolf, and @culturekinkgirl.

Worse half of @mintcarguy.

I bake when I’m stressed.

And I write good too.

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